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July, 2018
  • Advocating for diversity in-house

    As the director, legal counsel for Choice Properties REIT in Toronto, 33-year-old commercial real estate lawyer Jennifer Asnani juggles her in-house role with her duties as the president of the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto — all while striving to promote diversity and mentorship opportunities in the legal profession.
  • Embracing the possibilities of technology

    For our 13th annual General Counsel Roundtable, we decided to focus the conversation on the impact of technology on in-house departments.
  • Privilege under the microscope

    The legal landscape around privilege is shifting and under mounting scrutiny in growing parts of the world.
  • Retailers squeezed by new rules

    Ontario’s updated employment laws have dominated public discussion for most of the past year. But while many have focused on the increased minimum wage, restaurants and retailers are dealing with changes that are harder to calculate, like new calculations for holiday pay, equal pay for equal work requirements and changes to scheduling.
  • Protecting IP from external theft

    At the annual Uniform Law Conference of Canada in 1989, there was proposed legislation drafted that was called the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
  • Ontario lawyers bracing for building law changes

    Ask Bruce Karn what is keeping him busy these days and the senior legal counsel at construction giant EllisDon will say it is the pending changes to Ontario’s Construction Lien Act.


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